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Long Bien Bridge

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The Long Bien bridge across the Red River connects Hanoi with the main port of Haiphong. Designed by Gustave Eiffel, the bridge sustained significant damage during the Vietnam War. Only half of the bridge retains its original shape, but a rebuilding...more
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Tran Nhat Duat Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went there around late afternoon and the sunset beam on the bridge creating a historical feel.walking on the railway is a bit scary yet excited.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lilywonca
Reviewed 5 days ago

The bridge is in run down condition yet standing tall, reminding you of the historical era of hanoi.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Irene_J_02
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a train bridge also used from motorbikes, with view to the Red River. The bridge pass the train that also pass the famous train street of Hanoi.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank secretvietnam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this old bridge was seen so many fights in the past, from French-Vietnam war to America-Vietnam war. I have come here twice, one time in 2015, and this time. Why did I feel so scared? Because it was old, I and my gf stood on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hukas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw the photos of the bridge on Instagram and wanted to click a photo ourselves. We went there following the ceramic mosaic wall and did click photos. It is a old bridge with history for sure, especially since it was built by Eiffel. However,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 865sharmisthag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my Free Walking Tour stops of the Old Quarter and was quite a walk from the Wholesale Market and my tour guide told me that it is a famous bridge because most Vietnamese think that the designer of the bridge is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank betty l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked across the bridge last week. A definite historic site from the Vietnam War. Well worth an up close view plus great views of the Red river

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ClemsonWendi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there by joining the motorbike backside street tour. We can even climb over on the train track to take photos. Need to be careful as the train lines are still on service. Beautiful photos taking site. Rustle bridge got so much character!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 896muic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bridge across the west river was designed by George Eiffel and was quite elaborate. It was damaged in the war and rebuilt, though in a lesser manner. Today it is reserved for foot traffic or small motor transportation. If you don't walk across it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank au2k2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many a US serviceman gave their life to destroy this bridge just to be rebuilt again and again. Shows no battle scars now. You can see it from many other bridges near by.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GregC787
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Response from Xaloc | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is true. Young people take photos and in someways they sign their love. Long Bien is something special.